Libertarian philosophy of gay rights
Libertarian socialism ,  also referred to as anarcho-socialism ,   anarchist socialism ,  free socialism ,  stateless socialism ,  socialist anarchism  and socialist libertarianism ,  is an anti-authoritarian , anti-statist and libertarian   political philosophy within the socialist movement which rejects the state socialist conception of socialism as a statist form where the state retains centralized control of the economy. Libertarian socialism generally rejects the concept of a state  and asserts that a society based on freedom and justice can only be achieved with the abolition of authoritarian institutions that control certain means of production and subordinate the majority to an owning class or political and economic elite. A form and socialist wing of left-libertarianism,    past and present currents and movements commonly described as libertarian socialist include anarchism especially anarchist schools of thought such as anarcho-communism , anarcho-syndicalism ,  collectivist anarchism , green anarchism , individualist anarchism ,     mutualism  and social anarchism as well as communalism , some forms of democratic socialism , guild socialism ,  libertarian Marxism  autonomism , council communism ,  left communism and Luxemburgism , among others ,   participism , revolutionary syndicalism and some versions of utopian socialism. Libertarian socialism is a Western philosophy with diverse interpretations, although some general commonalities can be found in its many incarnations.
A I not a Libertarian?
Libertarians and the Long Road to Gay Rights | Cato at Liberty Blog
John Rawls b. His theory of justice as fairness describes a society of free citizens holding equal basic rights and cooperating within an egalitarian economic system. His theory of political liberalism explores the legitimate use of political power in a democracy, and envisions how civic unity might endure despite the diversity of worldviews that free institutions allow. His writings on the law of peoples set out a liberal foreign policy that aims to create a permanently peaceful and tolerant international order. Rawls was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. His father was a prominent lawyer, his mother was a chapter president of the League of Women Voters. Hart, Isaiah Berlin, and Stuart Hampshire.
Democrat vs. Libertarian
Barry Morris Goldwater January 2,  — May 29, was an American politician, statesman, businessman, United States Air Force officer, and author who was a five-term Senator from Arizona —, — and the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in Goldwater is the politician most often credited with having sparked the resurgence of the American conservative political movement in the s. Despite his loss of the presidential election in a landslide, many political pundits and historians believe he laid the foundation for the conservative revolution to follow, as the grassroots organization and conservative takeover of the Republican party began a long-term realignment in American politics helped to bring about the "Reagan Revolution" of the s.